Keepit Dam - NSW

  Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Position

DEG: -30.880091 150.490997
DMS: 30º 52' 48.33" S 150º 29' 27.59" E
UTM: 56 J 6580990mN 260140mE
Altitude: 311.78m

Description

Address & Contact

Keepit NSW 2340
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Information

Keepit Dam was completed in 1960. It is a major recreational area for the district providing fishing, sailing and water recreation activities.
It's power station generates on contracted water allocations to the cotton farming industry in the Namoi region. Originally with one 6 MW unit but subsequently upgraded in 1983 to 7.2 MW.
Keepit Power Station supplies emergency electricity support for the Keepit Village and dam works. The Power Station returned to service in December 2013 after major works were completed including the installation of a new generator transformer, circuit breaker, automatic voltage regulator and a major overhaul of the turbine.Power is fed to the Gunnedah Substation by a 66kV transmission line.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Gunnedah Airport at 26/02:00am EDT
Distance from Keepit Dam 24.44km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
21.3°C21.7°C68%15.2°C1004.9hPa0.0mmW7km/hr
4knots
9km/hr
5knots

Closest Climatic Station

Gunnedah Airport Aws
Distance from Keepit Dam 24.44km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.532.730.026.321.818.017.119.423.327.130.331.6
Mean Min. °C18.418.114.910.64.93.72.12.65.99.814.316.3
Mean Rain mm54.979.935.819.123.441.336.028.143.044.868.285.1

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